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Can Too Much Teamwork Actually Damage Productivity?

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8 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Back in the 1890s, French researcher Max Ringelmann discovered what others later called the Ringelmann Effect:The larger a work group, the more likely workers will waste time rather than get ...

The Power of Being Real

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
I know people may think, “Hey I’m real, isn’t everyone real?” In the digital age and even before that, companies and brands have been portrayed as having human traits. They ...

Are We Living In An eLearning Revolution?

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
eLearning has gone through drastic changes since its conception. The past 10 years have seen eLearning’s implementation in academia and corporate America, now the seed has been planted for eLearning ...

Creating an e-learning strategy that works

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
A: “I was told we must have e-learning. I’m not really sure what it is, but I know it is popular, so we must have it” A: “We need a ...

Time Management Training Doesn’t Work

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2 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
Today, knowledge workers use devices and platforms we wouldn’t have dreamed of 15 years ago, in workspaces we probably didn’t see coming, either (goodbye, private offices; hello, telecommuting). But while ...

5 Tips To Develop Mobile Learning Assessments

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4 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
eLearning has gone through drastic changes since its conception. The past 10 years have seen eLearning’s implementation in academia and corporate America, now the seed has been planted for eLearning ...

How to Build One Course That Satisfies Many Online Learners

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2 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Many online training courses go by a one-size fits all model: build one course and everyone has to take it exactly the same way. I like to think of this ...

Gamification vs Game-Based eLearning: Can You Tell The Difference?

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7 mentions1 day ago 1 day ago
eLearning has gone through drastic changes since its conception. The past 10 years have seen eLearning’s implementation in academia and corporate America, now the seed has been planted for eLearning ...

Augmented Learning 101: QR Codes

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
eLearning has gone through drastic changes since its conception. The past 10 years have seen eLearning’s implementation in academia and corporate America, now the seed has been planted for eLearning ...

7 Tips for Conducting UX Testing for Multi-device eLearning

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2 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Multi-device eLearning majorly aims at providing a well-rounded user experience for every type of target device. What this means is that through its flexible design, the course will adjust to ...

Should Personalization Be the Future of Learning?

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
As technology has continued to permeate the classroom, the concept of personalized learning has gained traction among educators and policymakers. In this forum, our authors take a step back to ...

How to Create Graphics for eLearning: Matching Graphics to Content

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Not that long ago, we wrote a lengthy discussion of graphics and visuals for training materials. The article introduced 25 graphic techniques for making your training materials more effective, and ...

Is Microlearning The Solution You Need?

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2 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Microlearning (a.k.a. micro learning or micro-learning) is an emergent learning strategy known for quickly closing skill and knowledge gaps. It seems to be an ideal instructional approach for many situations ...

The 3 Critical Tasks Every HR Manager Must Work On Every Single Day

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7 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
It’s graduation season, and soon many new human resource brothers and sisters will be entering into their first real HR gigs. Many will be titled, “HR Manager,” even without one ...

Leaders as Decision Architects

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Everyone from CEOs to frontline workers commits preventable mistakes—for example, underestimating how long it will take to finish a project or focusing too much on information that supports their current ...

Workplace Inequality: Can We Talk About How We Treat Each Other?

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7 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
The other day a friend asked me what I thought about the rape allegations against Bill Cosby, and I told her. She said she thought he was probably guilty, too,

How to Gamify: 15 ways to introduce gaming concepts into eLearning

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2 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
By now, you’ve hopefully heard a fair amount about gamification, the application of gaming mechanics to non-gaming scenarios. We believe it’s the best way to get learners engaged with training ...

5 Instructional Design Tips to Create Modern Multi-Device Learning Content

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
The e-learning or digital content ecosystem is quickly evolving, and mobile learning, multi-device content, mobile responsive content (call it what you will) is here to stay. The problem, however, is ...

5 Different Ways to Think About Diversity at Work

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
I believe that we are at an inflection point with organizational diversity and inclusion efforts.What got us to this point is not likely enough to take us forward. It’s time ...

Infographics: 2015 Mobile Learning Trends

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2 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
The 2015 Mobile Learning Trends Infographic explores what role mobiles are playing in shaping up the workplace learning scenario. These trends with mobile learning are evidence to the fact that ...

What Is Guerilla eLearning And What Can You Do About It

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1 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
This article defines Guerilla eLearning and outlines what you can do about it as a professional eLearning instructional designer. Imagine that you are a millennial who just purchased a new ...

Great Leadership: 8 Tips to Leading a Great Strategic Planning Session

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
In business, a leader’s ability to strategically plan for the company’s future is of the highest importance. Your company will not be successful if you don’t have the strategies and ...

Women in eLearning: We're Bringing Women into Tech the Wrong Way by Aisha Taylor

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3 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
While listening to Belinda Parmar’s DevLearn 2014 keynote presentation about helping girls and women get more involved in STEM careers, I thought: she’s right, but she’s wrong. She’s right that ...

Your Brain on Learning

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1 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Neuroscience has been with us for hundreds of years in some form or other. Scientists first observed people with brain injuries to try and understand the relationship between the brain ...

80 Free Stock Images Perfect for E-learning

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
In a previous post I shared some free stock images via Unsplash. They’re free for commercial use. Unsplash has a lot more images, but the download I featured was curated ...

Checklist For Creating Branching eLearning Scenarios

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1 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Need some help getting started designing branching elearning scenarios? Make sure you’ve covered all the bases by following our simple 5 point checklist for producing high quality branching elearning scenarios.

Social Network Sites: Facebook For Education?

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4 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
See also: facebook for social learning, Online Learning Environment, Social Learning Tips, Social Learning Trends Social network sites, also referred to as social media sites, such as Facebook, Ning, and ...

L&D: Evolving Roles, Enhancing Skills

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Maturity research looks at the skills gaps that need to be addressed if L&D are to respond more effectively to change. In last year’s Modernising Learning: Delivering Results report, we ...

Elearning games and gamification with Karl M. Kapp

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
“Saying that games don’t teach is ridiculous. It’s like saying lectures don’t teach, discussions don’t teach or homework doesn’t teach.” After struggling to get his kids to stop playing video ...

In the News: Why LinkedIn Buying Lynda.com Makes Sense

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Last week it was announced that social networking service LinkedIn has acquired online training provider Lynda.com in a deal worth about $1.5 Billion. Since then, speculation has been rampant as ...

A Challenge: Be a Student as Much as a Leader

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6 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
What if someone was as much a student as a leader? The result would be a well-balanced, growth-oriented individual. Although this would generally be true, the answer does not stop ...

Why You Need to Rethink Your Training Program [INFOGRAPHIC]

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
With employee retention being seen as one of the key challenges for many businesses this year, it’s no surprise that HR departments globally are focusing on ways to keep hold ...

Six awesome design hacks for elearning

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
“To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master.” To turn a good design to a great one is not rocket science – you just ...

Are you using mobile technologies to support inclusive practice?

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Tracey Duffy @jiscdigital Margaret McKay @Mags_McKay Mobile technologies, far from being a distraction, are increasingly recognised for their ability to enhance teaching and learning and contribute to the digital student ...

HR Basics: 5 Things You Should Be Doing to Retain Your Best Employees

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1 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Regardless of industry or company size, high employee turnover is bad for business. Not only does it lower employee morale and decrease productivity, it’s also costly. Finding and training replacements ...

4 Incredibly Common Hiring Mistakes

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8 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Hiring right is one of the most important decisions a company can make.Hire the right person and you increase productivity and retention. Hire the wrong person and you increase turnover,

How To Choose The Best Learning Management System

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4 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
See also: Best Learning Management System, Learning Management System Comparison, LMS RFI, LMS RFP, LMS Selection Choosing a Learning Management System that offers you the features you want, fits into ...

Recruitment: LinkedIn Is A Tool, Not The Tool

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5 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
LinkedIn took the recruiting world by storm not too long ago. This user-friendly, massive network of talent has become an indispensable tool for hiring professionals, but some of us have ...

Attracting and Growing Talent: Skillpreneurs

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7 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
I’d like to make a proposition: let’s stop focusing on the Millennials and look at the bigger picture of people who have the potential and talent to make waves in ...

Popular Learning Evaluation Models Infographic

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5 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Learning is an investment and like any investment, it’s crucial to measure the outcomes. But because learning is often so intangible and individual, that measurement is often pretty tough. It’s ...

The Top 6 Benefits of Design Thinking in eLearning

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Design thinking in eLearning is all about innovation, creativity and a change of perspective. In this article, I'll highlight the most significant benefits of design thinking in eLearning, so ...

Instructor-Facilitated Online Learning: How to Maximize Your Virtual Student Engagement

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Instructors that have taught online, have at one time or another felt limited, because they do not have eye contact with their students.They cannot tell if they are awake or ...

5 Tips For Success With Leadership Blends [INFOGRAPHIC]

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
How important are your leaders within your organisation? Effective managers and leaders can improve employee performance by 25% and retention by a staggering 40%. Aren't they worth investing in?If you ...

How to Get Better Information From Hiring Managers

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7 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
I asked the question — open-ended, curious, and fearless — setting the stage for an answer with little information. It was the wrong question to begin with and I was ...

Why LinkedIn buying Lynda is good for mobile, but scary for L&D

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
LinkedIn surprised us all this morning by announcing they have bought the popular video learning company, Lynda.com, for $1.5bn. Both parties sound ecstatic about the deal, but old-school L&D departments ...

Wear Life Like a Loose Garment - Lolly Daskal

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5 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
We all know life can be hard and leadership can be difficult. And far too often we add unnecessary negativity and unwarranted pressure with our stress. So why notthink of ...

The uses of artificial intelligence in learning technologies – where do we go from here?

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
There’s been a colossal amount of development in AI research. Last week my colleague Jay wrote about the origins of artificial intelligence (AI) and its application to modern day society.

Learning in a Multi-device World (Infographic)

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
According to the Verto Analytics’ Device Ecosystem US 2014 report, the average number of smartphones, tablets and computers used by an average US adult is 2.8 devices. Further, consumers show ...

6 Ways To Use Drag And Drop Interactions In Your eLearning Course

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4 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Looking for new ways to integrate drag and drop interactions into your eLearning course? In this article I will share some inventive drag and drop activities you can use in ...

Why I’m Looking Forward to #mLearnCon: David Kelly

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
The mLearnCon Conference and Expo takes place June 10-12 in Austin Texas. There are a number of reasons why people look forward to mLearnCon each year. The “Why I’m Looking ...
 

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